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The Bundling of Similar Interests in Litigation. The Incentives for Class Action and Legal Actions taken by Associations

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  • Hans-Bernd Schaefer

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Article provided by Springer in its journal European Journal of Law and Economics.

Volume (Year): 9 (2000)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
Pages: 183-213

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Handle: RePEc:kap:ejlwec:v:9:y:2000:i:3:p:183-213

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Keywords: civil liability; class action; actions of associations; bundling of interests;

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  1. Michael Faure & Hanneke Luth, 2011. "Behavioural Economics in Unfair Contract Terms," Journal of Consumer Policy, Springer, vol. 34(3), pages 337-358, September.
  2. Sophie Harnay & Alain Marciano, 2011. "Seeking rents through class actions and legislative lobbying: a comparison," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 32(2), pages 293-304, October.
  3. Luppi, Barbara & Parisi, Francesco & Rajagopalan, Shruti, 2012. "The rise and fall of the polluter-pays principle in developing countries," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 135-144.

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